By Chris Wright
The Sky Sports ‘breaking news’ ticker has farted into action this evening to proclaim that, according to Sky sources, Manchester City have lodged a £20 million bid for Aston Villa midfielder James Milner.
City are understood to have formally entered the bid for the 24-year-old on Tuesday evening, and it has yet to be accepted or rejected by Villa.
Milner is currently in Austria, undergoing ‘altitude training’ sessions with the rest of England’s provisional World Cup squad.
More to follow…